Historic Mellenbye Station is a working cattle station, located on the sealed Morawa Yalgoo Rd near Yalgoo.
Mellenbye Station is located just 6.5 kilometres off the sealed Morawa Yalgoo Road. There are two entrances to the station, the first of which at the southern border is a private entrance and it is located just after the cattle grid crossing at the Morawa and Yalgoo border.
Note: You cannot access the station stay through this entrance. Please travel a further 9 kilometres north to the Homestead Entrance.
The Station Stay entrance and entrance to the old homestead is located near the Northern boundary of the station. This entrance is 47.6 kilometres North from Morawa and approximately 77 kilometres from Yalgoo.
Mellenbye Station Stay GPS co-ordinates are E 116.12.19 - S 28.49.59
Mellenbye Station offers visitors the opportunity to camp on our flat camping sites with campfire pits available for use. The historic shearing shed is open for inspection and enables guests to enjoy movie and karaoke nights as well as indoor games.
The sites are un-powered, but power can be used in the campers kitchen.
Groups and caravan clubs are most welcome.
- $10 per person, per night
- $20 per van (max 2 guests), per night
Shearers quarter accommodation have access to showers, toilets, campers kitchen, shearing shed etc. Power is on in the quarters from 6pm until 8pm only. This is by a generator and by request.
There is a fire-pit outside the quarters for use.
There are two Shearers quarters buildings. The first is a little more luxurious with an innerspring mattress and pillow supplied. There are four rooms with two single beds. Plus one room with a double bed and single bed.
The second shearers quarters is back to basics and priced accordingly. Old iron style single beds with no mattress are available for those with a swag who might want to get out of the rain and cold.
- Mattress, pillow, no linen - $15 per person, per night
- Mattress, pillow, linen supplied - $30 per person, per night
- Old iron style bed, no mattress - $10 per person, per night (ideal for those with a swag)
'Donga' style accommodation, with larger than normal rooms, has been installed near the Mellenbye Homestead. Each room has a queen bed made up with linen ready for your arrival. All have private Ensuites - with a shower and toilet. They are equipped with a clothes closet, desk, reverse cycle air-conditioning, small refrigerator, coffee and tea making facilities. A deck area with seating and a nearby fire pit in front of the Donga for guests to enjoy the outdoors. Guest have access to the campers kitchen to prepare their meals.
- Single/Double share - $60 per night
The Homestead despite undergoing considerable renovation since it was built at the turn of the century still retains its character. Homestead rooms have a queen size bed made up with freshly laundered linen ready for your arrival.
Rooms have a private Ensuite with toilet and shower in a bathtub. Because of the height of the bathtub these rooms are only suitable for agile individuals.
- Queen Room Single/Double share - $60 per night
There are two cabins located within a bush setting near the camping area, The cabins have a queen size bed, linen supplied and private Ensuite. The cabins also have a small refrigerator and tea and coffee making facilities
Each cabin accommodates a maximum of 2 guests.
- $80 per night
There are two self-contained cottages located within a bush setting near the camping area. The cottages have a single bedroom with a queen size bed. Linen is supplied. Two extra guests may be accommodated using the divan within the lounge area. There is a private Ensuite, kitchen and laundry.
Each cottage accommodates a maximum of 4 guests.
- $100 - $130 per night